A Review of Propensity-Score Methods and Their Use in Cardiovascular Research.

@article{Deb2016ARO,
  title={A Review of Propensity-Score Methods and Their Use in Cardiovascular Research.},
  author={Saswata Deb and Peter C. Austin and Jack V. Tu and Dennis T. Ko and Cyril David Mazer and Alex Kiss and Stephen E. Fremes},
  journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={
          259-65
        }
}
Observational studies using propensity-score methods have been increasing in the cardiovascular literature because randomized controlled trials are not always feasible or ethical. However, propensity-score methods can be confusing, and the general audience may not fully understand the importance of this technique. The objectives of this review are to describe (1) the fundamentals of propensity score methods, (2) the techniques to assess for propensity-score model adequacy, (3) the 4 major… CONTINUE READING

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